The City of Woodbine presents its 2019 Tree Care Seminar on February 21 at the Woodbine Community Center, 205 Camden Avenue, Woodbine, GA. Included in this educational program is the South Georgia State Arbor Day Event, when Tree City USA communities, Tree Campus USA colleges and universities, and Tree Line USA utilities will be recognized an honored. The tree care seminar will include such topics as “Alternatives to Invasive Trees,” Managing Soils after Storms,” “Reading Trees,” and more. Lunch is included. ISA, Forester, GA and FLA Pesticides credits will be offered. For more information, including the full agenda, and to register, click here.
GUFC’s second quarterly educational program will be held on May 22, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Ford Room at Zoo Atlanta and is sponsored by the Georgia Power Company, Northwest Region! We’ll hear from Georgia Power foresters and arborists about their recycled vegetation use for zoo animals as well as biology and species protection projects such as their butterfly project and mapping gopher tortoise burrow in transmission corridors (Kym Stephens). We’ll also listen to a panel discussion about cultivating relationships; cooperative efforts between municipalities, nonprofits, and utilities (Savannah case study); and dealing with conflict. We’ll also learn about the Energy Saving Trees program, participated in by utility companies and EMCs. Speakers: Mark Wachter, Kym Stephens, and Bill Haws of the Georgia Power Company and Robert Seamans, City of Statesboro. Lunch is included. CEUs will be available.
Building Resilient Community Forests
Georgia Urban Forest Council’s
28th Annual Conference & Awards Program
Jekyll Island Club Resort
Thank you to sponsors, speakers, and attendees for a memorable conference. Here’s a link to some great photos of this annual educational event. Take time to scroll to the bottom of the photos to see our tour of Driftwood Beach….!